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- First NameGeena Davis
What Is The Net Worth Of Actress Geena Davis? Salary Details
American actress Geena Davis is best known for playing an Oscar-winning supporting role Muriel Pritchett in the drama film The Accidental Tourist. Similarly, she is worldwide famous for her roles in A League of Their Own, Stuart Little franchise, Commander in Chief, and Grey’s Anatomy.
Professional since 1978, Geena has an estimated net worth of $30 million in 2020. In 1992, she earned a salary of $2,500,000 from the film A League of Their Own and gained $7 million from the movie, Cutthroat Island. Similarly, she received $200,000 per episode from The Geena Davis Show in 2000.
Geena Davis first served as a waitress and sales clerk. After that, she worked for Ann Taylor as a window mannequin. Eventually, she got a contract by Zoli Modeling Agency just before getting a minor role in her debut movie Tootsie in 1982. The same year, she appeared in American sitcom TV-series Buffalo Bills.
Additionally, Davis started to guest appear in other television shows like Knight Rider, Riptide, Family Ties, and Remington. Finally, she came to the limelight after she got her major break in the popular sitcom, Family Ties. In the show, from 1982 to 1989, she portrayed the role of Karen Nicholson along with Meredith Baxter, Michael Gross, Michael J. Fox, Justine Bateman, Tina Yothers, and Brian Bonsall.
Then, in 1992, Geena played Dorothy Hinson in American sports comedy-drama movie A League of Their Own starring Tom Hanks, Madonna, Lori Petty, Jon Lovitz, and others. Post, she went to action films: Cutthroat Island and The Lion Kiss Goodnight, however, both the movies did not do well in the box office.
Moreover, in 1995, Family Ties actress Davis earned worldwide recognization for playing Eleanor Little in Academy Award-winning film Stuart Little with Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki, Jim Doughan, and others. Similarly, she also appeared in 2002 and 2005 in its sequels.
Later, Geena portrayed 1st female President of the United States in the television series, Commander in Chief. Similarly, from 2014 to 2015, she appeared as Dr Nicole Herman in medical drama TV show Grey’s Anatomy starring Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh, Katherine Chambers, and Justin Chambers. Some of her recent acting credit include Annedroids, The Exorcist, She-Ra and the Princess of Power, and GLOW.
Besides acting, Davis also worked in different videos Help Me (Bryan Ferry), Part of Me, Part of You (Glenn Frey), This Used to Be My Playground (Madonna), Now and Forever (Carole King), You’re Where I Belong (Trisha Yearwood), I Need to Know (R Angels), and I’m Alive (Celine Dion).
Geena established the charitable organizations named Geena Davis Institute and See Jane. Similarly, for the White House Project, the actress works on the Board of Directors.
Additionally, Davis also supports foundations USAID, UNIFEM, and Women’s Sports Foundation.
Geena Davis was born on Virginia Elizabeth Davis on January 21, 1956, in Wareham, Massachusetts, in the United States. Her father, William Davis, is a civil engineer while her mother, Lucille Davis, is a teacher’s assistant. She has a brother, Dan Davis.
Geena went to Wareham High School and then went to New England College. Later, she enrolled in Boston University and earned a bachelor’s degree in drama in 1979.
6 feet tall Geena Davis is married to Dr Reza Jarrahy on September 1, 2001. The couple has three children: Alizeh Keshvar Davis Jarrahy, Kaiis Steven Jarrahy, and Kian William Jarrahy. As per the report, the duo has filed for divorce.
Previously, the actress exchanged the wedding vows Renny Harlin on September 18, 1993. Later, the pair divorced on June 21, 1998.
Just before Harlin, Davis walked down the aisle with Jeff Goldblum on November 1, 1987. The duo separated on October 17, 1990.
Prior to this, Grey’s Anatomy actress exchanged the ring with Richard Emmolo on March 25, 1982. Their relationship ended their relationship on February 26, 1983.